Light shows on Royce Hall, enormous fundraisers and fancy graduation sashes marked UCLA’s 100 year celebration, as it made the promise of “Lighting the Way” for generations to come.
Four times a quarter, administrators and student advocates come together to discuss the safety of the nation’s top public university.
Students raise their concerns after weeks of interfacing with communities on campus.
UCLA asks whether activism can be taught.
What it really means to ask is whether activism can be bought.
UCLA Activist-in-Residence is a position put on jointly by the Asian American studies department and the Institute on Inequality and Democracy.
“It’s not my responsibility to teach you, it’s your responsibility to learn.”
That’s the motto boasted by many in the LGBTQ groups on campus.
The problem is: Who are students expected to learn from?
A UCLA report found that full-time nail salon workers earn less than half the median income of other U.S. workers.
Researchers from the UCLA Labor Center released a report Tuesday showing that the majority of nail salon workers in the United States are low-wage workers, and that while many work long hours, 89 percent are not paid for overtime work.
Around 400 protesters demonstrated outside the Federal Building in Westwood, and over 1,000 outside Los Angeles City Hall, on Thursday as part of a nationwide protest against Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ resignation.
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